Home Affairs Committee Press Notice

  Session 2002-03, dated 11 November 2003




 COMMITTEE CONFIRMS INQUIRY
INTO IDENTITY CARDS

The Home Affairs Committee confirmed this morning that it will be holding an inquiry  into all aspects of identity cards, including the practical aspects of the Government's proposals and of any future scheme. This would include scrutiny of the draft Bill.

Detailed terms of reference for this inquiry will be announced next week, when the Committee will issue a request for written evidence on specific issues.